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Worth Sharing – April 29, 2022 Edition

Neighborhood Villages hosted a panel entitled: Change Can’t Wait! on Monday, 4/26. Over 90 participants joined an engaging conversation highlighting what’s being done in cities across America to invest in equitable access to high-quality early education and care. Special thanks to our wonderful panelists Elliot Haspel, Elsa Holguín, and Sara …

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Worth Sharing – March 24, 2022 Edition

Learn more about professional growth opportunities through free/affordable classes. JEWISHcolorado is hiring! Director of Jewish Community Relations Council We’re sorry for the delay in masks and PPE supplies. We will distribute the week of April 11th. Employment Verification Letters Moving forward, everyone who uses the PDIS system for their ECT credential …

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Worth Sharing – February 10, 2022 Edition

Check out the Paradigm Project and their upcoming offerings: For Leaders – Leadership in the Wilderness: A series for Early Childhood Leaders  For Educators – Newish to Jewish: A welcoming Introduction to Jewish Traditions Efshar is working with B’nai B’rith International to coordinate support to secure more PPE for our …

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Worth Sharing – January 13, 2022 Edition

Cathy Rolland, Board Chair of the Efshar Project, shares her thoughts on the Build Back Better Act and how Jewish values call us to invest in early childhood education in the American Independent. Using literature to support anti-bias education while including a Jewish lens: 9 Books about Standing up for others from …

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Worth Sharing – November 11, 2021 Edition

Share with your families! Save $113 on genetic testing.  Email Candace Lyons for more information.  Did you know that Ashkenazi Jewish men and women face a 10 times greater risk of carrying mutations in their BRCA genes. This increases their risk for breast, ovarian, pancreatic, and prostate cancers. The good …

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Worth Sharing – October 14, 2021 Edition

Early Childcare and Education in the News COVID-19 catapulted the challenges of child care and early education into the mainstream conversation.  If you want a short, but meaningful overview of the child care crisis, watch this two-minute video. In addition, Time did a powerful job of telling the stories of …

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Worth Sharing – May 14, 2021 Edition

An interesting study on the effects of universal pre-k programs in Boston just released this week, offers insights on the long-term effects it has on children. An article in the New York Times highlighted the longer-term social-emotional benefits of attending a pre-k program. “It seems to improve children’s social and emotional …

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Worth Sharing – March 19, 2021 Edition

Early Milestones Family Survey Early Milestones has launched the second wave of the COVID-19 Family survey. The survey is currently open to all Colorado families with at least one child under age 12 until May 7th. We appreciate your partnership, and we hope that you will encourage your constituents to …

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Worth Sharing – February 25, 2021 Edition

Now that more people are getting vaccinated, it is important to understand what it means for safety protocols and the importance of continuing to keep people healthy. Check out these tips from the Mayo Clinic on visiting friends and family after receiving a vaccine.  Here’s another helpful article from NPR that can help guide …

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Worth Sharing – January 29, 2021 Edition

PART 1: ‘The Workforce Behind The Workforce’: Confronting Colorado’s Critical Child Care Staffing Shortage Low pay and high turnover are fueling a crisis in who cares for Colorado’s young children, especially as the COVID-19 pandemic rages. PART 2: Refugee And Immigrant Women Show Promise As A Pipeline For New Colorado …

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